Rayne E

Rayne E.

May 21, 2017

Rayne is a graduating senior at Cleveland School of Science and Medicine at John Hay. This fall, Rayne will be attending Bowdoin College, where she plans to major in Computer Science. She is interested in pursuing a career as a software application developer! From her mentors, Kelsey & Ben: “We have been working together with…

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Stephanie P.

May 21, 2017

Stephanie P. is a graduating senior at MC²STEM High School. She serves as team captain for the robotics team and yearbook editor for her class. Outside of schoolwork and extracurricular activities, she also has a part time job at Party City. This fall, she will be joining the class of 2021 at Allegheny College to…

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Maranda W.

May 21, 2017

Maranda is a graduating senior at South Euclid High School. At school, Maranda is greatly involved in many different extracurrilar activities: she is the Editor-in-Chief of her class’ yearbook staff, Parliamentarian of the National Honor Society, member of M.A.C (Black Student Union), Key Club International, Environmental Club, and First Assesmbly of God Youth Group/Youth Choir.…

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Melissa D.

May 21, 2017

Melissa is a senior at Cleveland School of the Arts. This fall, she will be attending Skidmore College on a full ride scholarship, where she plans to study Biochemistry! Melissa is interested in pursuing a career in dermatology. Melissa is an activist against policy brutality towards black people. In her spare time, she enjoys watching…

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Samantha M.

May 21, 2017

Samantha is a senior at Cleveland Early College High School at John Hay. This fall, Samantha will be attending Kenyon College, where she plans to major in Physics. Samantha has always loved math, and the ability to apply both math and physics in a career is appealing to her. She is interested in pursuing a…

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Sha’ S.

May 21, 2017

Sha’ S. is a graduating senior at John Hay High School. This fall, Sha’ will attend Berea College, where she plans to major in Psychology with a goal to pursue a career in the medical field. Reflecting on her experience with Minds Matter, Sha’ shared: “Minds Matter gave me educational, mentoring, and professional development experiences…

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Kayla C.

May 15, 2017

Kayla is a graduating senior class at Cleveland Central Catholic High School, where she also serves as a student ambassador. When she is not in school or working her part-time job, Kayla loves to play her flute, she has been playing since the age of seven. She also enjoys babysitting. This fall, Kayla will be…

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Lamia J.

May 15, 2017

Lamia will soon graduate from Cleveland School of Science and Medicine at John Hay. Over the past three years, Lamia has been conducting polymer engineering research after school at Case Western Reserve University. This fall, Lamia will attend The Ohio State University with a full scholarship! She plans to major in Engineering, with a goal…

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Jay’da H.

May 10, 2017

Jay’da is a senior at Cleveland Central Catholic High School. At school, she plays baseball (as a pitcher and left fielder) and ran track. Some of her many personal hobbies include crocheting, coloring, and writing stories when she gets inspired by an idea or topic. Jay’da has been playing the piano for thirteen years and…

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Aiyana G.

May 10, 2017

Aiyana is a senior at Cleveland School of Science and Medicine at John Hay. This fall, Aiyana will join Miami University’s Class of 2021! She plans on majoring in Psychology and Pre-Med, with an intent to pursue a career in Forensic Psychology.   Aiyana described her experience at Minds Matter as an emotional roller coaster,…